Surveys the history of the United States in World War I at home and at the battle fronts. A documentary compiled of authentic war films set to vintage sound, designed to stimulate student interest in further study of the war and the times. Topics: Goodbye, Billy : America Goes to War, 1917-18
Silent footage of picketers marching through the streets and attacking a scab-driven streetcar at Haight and Buchanan during violent 1917 streetcar strike. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Streetcar strike, URR, 1917
Discusses Degas' favorite subject, the ballet school. Touches on the effect on Degas of other action areas, but returns to the ballet. Contrasts the color, motion and form of the dance with Degas' oil paintings and soft pastels Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917, Painting, French Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
From the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 until the Roosevelt Administration attempted to officially recognise the USSR in the first detente in 1933, American relations with the Soviet Union were mistrustful and hostile. Cold war attitudes can be traced to this period Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Revolution (Soviet Union : 1917-1921), World politics, Diplomatic...
The story of Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, home of the U.S.A.A.F. Material Command, and during WWII the largest aeronautical research center in the world. This WWII film shows the various ways Material Command assists in the design, production and testing of military aircraft and components. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base's origins begin with the establishment of Wilbur Wright Field on 22 May and McCook Field in November 1917, both established by the Army Air Service as World War I... Topics: Wilbur Wright Field, 1917, World War 2, USAF